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Hydrothermal Vent (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 108

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Hydrothermal Vent


Description
Definition Structures on the seafloor through which materials related to volcanic activity are extruded. These often form tall, chimney-like structures and can support diverse chemosynthetic biota and associated communities.